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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Gillette Optometric Clinic the leading provider of vision care products and services in Gillette.

Robert Mills, O.D.dr-mills

Dr. Mills is a Wyoming native, born & raised in Casper. He graduated from Natrona County High School in 1961. He then graduated from Casper Junior College in 1964 with an A.S. degree. He attended the Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, Tennessee, graduating in 1967 with a Doctor of Optometry degree. He started practicing in Casper, then moved to Gillette in 1969 were he joined the practice of Dr. Al Paulson.

He is a charter member of the A.O.A. section on contact lenses. He has a specialty in fitting all types of contact lenses and certified to use pharmaceutical agents to treat diseases and pathology of the eye. He has served on the Wyoming Board of Optometry as well as the Board of Vision Service Plan of Wyoming. Locally he has served on the Campbell County Chamber Board and is a long time member of the Energizers of the Chamber.

Dr. RogerRoger Jordan, O.D. , F.A.A.O

Dr. Jordan was born and raised in Montana. He began practicing at Gillette Optometric Clinic in November of 1980. He attended Montana State University, graduating with honors and a Bachelor of Science degree. From there he went on to attend Southern California College of Optometry and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is certified to use topical and oral pharmaceutical agents. Among his interests are the fitting of contact lenses, treating disease, pathology and treating special need patients.

Dr Jordan has hospital privileges. He also is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and serves as President of the State Board of Examiners in Optometry for 12 years running. He is past president of the Wyoming Optometric Association, Nationally, he is past chairman of the American Optometric Association Political Action Committee. Currenty, he serves on the Federal Relations Committee for the AOA in Washington, DC for over 10 years and has been actively for Optometry over 25 years. He was appointed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services for a 4 year term on the Practicing Physician Advisory Council being the only non-MD.

Dr. JosephJoesph C. Maycock, OD

Dr. Maycock began practicing with Gillette Optometric Clinic in November 2003. A Gillette native, Dr Maycock is pleased to be back in his hometown to provide quality eye care. Before attending optometry school Dr. Maycock graduated summa cum laude from Black Hills State University. Dr. Maycock serves as a member of the Gillette Campus Advisory Board. He is a 2003 Southern California College of Optometry graduate of distinction where he was awarded the Vistakon Award of Exellence In Contact Lens Patient Care and the RGP Lens Institute Award for Clinical Excellence in GP Contact Lenses. In addition to his interest in contact lenses, he also enjoys pediatric optometry, low vision, ocular disease, pre and post cataract and refractive surgery care, and dry eye management.

Dr. FicherJoseph Fischer, O.D.

Dr. Fischer began practicing in Gillette in October of 2010. Before moving to Gillette he attended the University of Mary in Bismarck ND. He was then accepted into Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove Oregon where he recieved his Bacholors of Vision Science and Doctorate of Optometry graduating with distiction. He is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the Wyoming Optometric Association. Dr. Fischer is very pleased to be a part of the Gillette community and is proud to deliver professional optometric services in the areas of primary care, ocular disease, low vision, andspecializes in vision therapy. Dr. Fischer is a member of Rotary and enjoys being involved in the community.

Dr. AshleyAshlee Mills-Fischer, O.D.

Dr. Ashlee Mills-Fischer began practicing at Gillette Optometric Clinic in October 2011. As a Gillette native, she is excited to be home to provide quality comprehensive eye care to Gillette, and our surrounding community. After graduating from Campbell County High School, Dr. Mills-Fischer attended undergraduate school at The University of Montana where she graduated with high honors, as well as from the Davidson Honors College. While in school, she discovered her passion for health care, along with Montana Grizzly football. Before attending optometry school, she moved to Denver, Colorado to persue her interests in vision and eye care whereas she worked as a patient counselor for a LASIK center. Dr. Mills-Fischer was honored to be accepted into Pacific University College of Optometry and graduated with distinction in addition to a four year membership in Beta Alpha Psi Honors Society. Today she is an active member of the community, participating in Kiwanis and Gillette Area Leadership Institute. Dr. Mills-Fischer provides overall optometric care along with areas such as visual therapy, sports vision therapy, contact lenses, and the treatment of ocular diseases. She feels privileged to work alongside her father Dr. Robert Mills and husband Dr. Joe Fischer.

Melissa Younger, O.D.dr-y-exam-room

Dr. Melissa Younger joined the practice in July 2016. Dr. Younger is originally from the plains in the midwest of Minnesota. She is very excited to be in Wyoming closer to the mountains. She attended undergraduate school at Minnesota State University Mankato where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then moved to Oregon for optometry school at Pacific University College of Optometry where she met Drs. Ashlee and Joe Fischer. After graduating with distinction from optometry school, she moved to soutwestern Minnesota where she practiced primary care optometry for the hospital. Dr Younger is delighted to serve the Gillette community. She is passionate about providing quality eye care for all ages. When she is not in the office, you may run into her hiking or backpacking with her family in the Bighorns.